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Job line: 916-556-0297

Facilities Service Worker - Internal/External

Posting Date: September 7, 2017
Filing Deadline: September 20, 2017
Salary: $15.39 - $19.36 hourly
Location: Sacramento, CA

Brief Description



Individually or as a member of a crew, performs a variety of routine cleaning tasks at light rail stations, bus stops, and light rail vehicles, in or around District buildings and grounds, as assigned; performs office relocations and room set-ups; hauls and transports materials safely operating non-revenue District vehicles; practices safe work processes and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs related work as assigned. Employees in this classification are expected to work a variety of shift hours, including early mornings, late nights, weekends and/or holidays. The scheduling information may change based on the staffing needs of the department and the District.

Essential Functions

Rotates between work assignments, as directed; at bus and light rail stations: removes trash and debris from facilities and grounds, empties trash receptacles, sweeps stations and parking lots, pulls weeds from planters, removes graffiti, and pressure washes and steam cleans stations weekly; cleans and picks up trash and debris at bus stops; performs routine janitorial cleaning at assigned District facilities; loads trucks with furniture and office equipment; packs and pads fragile furniture and equipment; moves furniture and equipment between District locations safely operating District vehicles; assists higher level Facilities and Grounds Workers with a variety of tasks; sets up common rooms for meetings and/or events per requirements and returns rooms to regular configuration once events have ended; and performs other related duties as assigned.

If Assigned to Light Rail: Sweeps, mops, steams, scrapes and washes the interior and exterior of LRVs; may remove seat cushions; safely operates a variety of cleaning equipment, including ground scrubber/sweeper and upholstery cleaning equipment; places and replaces fliers and advertisements in LRV’s; pulls defect card; sweeps and mops garage floors, pits, District parking lots, LRV storage areas and service areas, light rail stations, and other District owned/maintained properties; lifts, moves and dumps trash containers; cleans maintenance office and bathrooms; and performs other duties as assigned. Safely operates District owned equipment and non-revenue vehicles. Work may be performed at the Light Rail facility or when the LRV is in service on the main line or parked in remote storage areas. Incumbent may be required to change work locations throughout the shift using Light Rail, Bus service or District vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Six months of work related experience performing custodial, industrial cleaning and/or grounds maintenance duties.

Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certifications: Must possess a valid Driver’s license at time of application. Must have a satisfactory driving record.

Candidates must submit an official DMV printout, dated September 7, 2017, or thereafter, at time of application in order to be considered. Only official DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. Online DMV printout will not be accepted.


The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire and DMV printout are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at

Completed employment application, supplemental questionnaire and official DMV printout must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. RT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

This position falls under the IBEW, Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.

Please click here for the Employment and Supplemental Questionnaire

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